CBW Committee

The Children's Book Week Committee guides the coordination and promotion of official Children's Book Week events at schools, libraries, and bookstores nationwide. This year, official events, each featuring multiple children's book authors and illustrators, will be hosted in 60+ cities across the country! All will be open to the public.

Charisse Meloto (Co-Chair)
Executive Director of Publicity for Print & Digital Publishing, Scholastic

Sandee Roston (Co-Chair)
Executive Director of Publicity, HarperCollins Children's Books

Jennifer Corcoran
Director of Publicity, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

Dominique Cimina
Director, Publicity & Corporate Communications at Random House Children's Books

Joan Lee
Senior Marketing Manager, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books for Young Readers

Shanta Newlin
Executive Director of Publicity, Penguin Young Readers

Anna McKean
Associate Director of Publicity, Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing

Lisa Moraleda
Associate Director of Publicity, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

Nicole Russo
Director of Children’s Publicity and Marketing , Abrams Books for Young Readers | Amulet Books | Abrams Appleseed

Allison Verost
Director of Publicity, Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group

Matthew Zoni
Manager, ABC Children's Group American Booksellers Association